UPDATE: ‘International con artist’ quickly released after arrest in Puerto Viejo on fraud charge
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UPDATE: ‘International con artist’ quickly released after arrest in Puerto Viejo on fraud charge

Michael Krumholtz - January 5, 2017

UPDATE Friday Jan. 6 at 2:46 p.m.:  Following his arrest Tuesday morning in Puerto Viejo, Danish national Youssef Khater was quickly released by Costa Rican authorities, according to…

US man among four arrested for cloning credit cards in Costa Rica
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US man among four arrested for cloning credit cards in Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - April 20, 2016

Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) arrested four suspects Tuesday morning, including one man from the U.S. and an employee of the Costa Rican Electricity Institute, in connection with a…

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US man killed in Costa Rica was target of real estate scam; 4 arrested

Zach Dyer - March 9, 2016

[caption id="attachment_66828" align="alignright" width="285"] (Courtesy OIJ)[/caption] UPDATE: 10:15 a.m. Thursday, March 10   Costa Rica Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) Director Walter Espinoza announced Tuesday that four suspects…

Costa Rica man arrested with 400 cloned US credit cards
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Costa Rica man arrested with 400 cloned US credit cards

Zach Dyer - February 24, 2016

On Tuesday morning, Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) raided the Tres Ríos home of a man suspected of defrauding U.S. residents and cloning as many as 400 credit…